By Jay Lund
Riding into work the other day, I was thinking how our understanding of hard problems requires understanding a lot of pieces and how those pieces fit together – sort of like how a pile of bricks gets transformed into a habitable structure.
If every research study is a brick in our understanding, how would research programs stack up?
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I like the analogy of trees instead of bricks. Many people can’t see the forest through the trees.
True. Or the need for structure, for attention to the bricks.
Brilliant! I particularly like the typical tenure package.
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